Thame boys win hugely popular Wendover Tournament

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Thame boys kept up their fantastic run by claiming glory at the annual Wendover Tournament on Saturday.

It was Thame’s fifth trophy in six weeks and came after they won all their group matches without conceding a goal to comfortably go through to the semi-final against Holtspur.

The Wendover Tournament attracts thousands of young footballers and their families every year and despite the attritional weather, they were out in force yet again this time around.

Thame boys B won three, drew one and lost one in their group games to qualify for the semis by being the best of the runners-up, but lost to Bedgrove 1-0.

Thame A won their semi 3-0 with a hat-trick from George Burton. The final was a closer game with Alfie Howlett giving Thame an early lead.

Then Bedgrove equalised late in the first half. The second half was goalless so the game went in to extra-time and with only one minute left on the watch, William Dack made a lung busting run from defence that found him in the Bedgrove penalty area.

Then as the ball was played through he made no mistake and scored the winner.

A spokesman for Thame Boys said: “It was another great performance by all 16 players who played, well done lads hopefully we can take this form in to the next season.”